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Live a Little, Love a Little (1968) Poster

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Elvis Presley actually drove the beach buggy for most of the high-speed opening scene.
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This has often been cited as being Elvis Presley's only adult themed film, but this isn't completely accurate. His film Stay Away, Joe which was released earlier in the same year, had several adult themes to it, including language, strong violence, alcohol use, and implied nudity from several girls.
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Last film of director Norman Taurog.
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Albert, the Great Dane in the movie was NOT played by Elvis Presley's own dog Brutus, according to Priscella Presley. He was a trained movie dog
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The film's working title was "Kiss My Firm, But Pliant Lips" (the title of the novel by Dan Greenburg upon which it was based).
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Elvis Presley's father, Vernon Presley, is a model for one of the photo shoots in the film.
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While filming on location in Los Angeles, Elvis was knocked to the ground by several old women in an attempt to get Rudy Vallee's autograph.
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This film marked the end of Elvis Presley's streak of working with longtime director Norman Taurog. Their collaboration began in 1960 with G.I. Blues (1960), which was followed by Blue Hawaii (1961), Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962), It Happened at the World's Fair (1963), Tickle Me (1965), Spinout (1966), Double Trouble (1967), and Speedway (1968). Altogether they made nine films. The only other notable directors who worked with Elvis more than once were:

Richard Thorpe directed Jailhouse Rock (1957) and Fun in Acapulco (1963));

Gene Nelson directed Kissin' Cousins (1964) and Harum Scarum (1965);

John Rich directed Roustabout (1964) and Easy Come, Easy Go (1967));

and Peter Tewksbury directed Stay Away, Joe (1968) and The Trouble with Girls (1969).
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Filming ended May 1, 1968. The same day Elvis Presley celebrated his and Priscilla Presley's first wedding anniversary.
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According to a behind the scenes story of the VHS copy of the film, a month before production of this film began, Elvis and Priscilla's daughter Lisa Marie Presley was born.
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Elvis personally requested that Michele Carey be cast as the female lead after seeing her on the TV show Burke's Law.
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